Brown County approves funding for new expo center

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) -- The Brown County Board approved funding for a new Brown County Expo Center.

The Board voted 23-1 to approve using excess room tax from seven municipalities to go toward funding a new Brown County Arena.

The majority of the funding will come from the excess room tax.

The other portion will be funding through a half-percent sales tax, which already got final approval and will go into effect on January 1st.